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Commentary: Planes, trains, automobiles, coyotes; the noise never stops

The mix of residential neighborhoods with an airport is hardly a new discussion in Cottonwood.

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Editorial Cartoon No. 2: March 22, 2019

Editorial Cartoon No. 2: March 22, 2019

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Editorial: Mingus Open Meeting Law violation deserves second look

The Mingus Union School Board should ask the Arizona Attorney General’s Office for another review and full finding of fact over the Sept. 5, 2017, Open Meeting Law infraction for which the AG previously determined Mingus was at fault.

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Letter: Thanks to all for helping us through the aging process of volunteerism

When we started we were not really old ladies, but now we are really OLD ladies and these old ladies want to thank EVERYONE that has volunteered for us through the years to help us make the Cornfest, Fort Verde Days and Spring Heritage successful. We would have failed miserably without your help.

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Letter: Airport expansion not worth the impact on quality of life

As someone who lives near the airport I have become very concerned that the City of Cottonwood is looking to increase future tourism and business by encouraging increased use of our airport.

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Editorial Cartoon 2: March 17, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 2: March 17, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon 1: March 17, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: March 17, 2019

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Letter: Fears over Bible instruction unfounded

For most of our nation’s history the Bible was taught in public education. We are not wiser than our forefathers in this regard. We owe it to our youth to let them achieve their potential by providing them the tools of knowledge and the historical context of our culture.

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Letter: Please don’t paint all ‘evangelicals’ with same brush

I belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; the most progressive denomination of Lutherans. We ordain men and women, gay and straight, to pastor our churches. We believe in inclusivity, in unity within diversity. We cherish every human being as loved by God without any superiority, inferiority, or labeling.

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Editorial: Camp Verde discussion could be a sign of the times

Gaining a little control over how much is too much when it comes to political signage and the degree to which we want our roadsides to remain uncluttered could become a sign of the times here in the Verde Valley.

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Editorial Cartoon 1: March 15, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: March 15, 2019

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Letter: Do we want a busier Cottonwood airport?

More jets, helicopters and training exercises? If we don’t now is the time to make our views known to the mayor and city council members as they consider their draft strategic plan for Cottonwood.

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Letter: Great job in cleaning up mess at Windmill Park

Kudos to the clean-up crew who tackled the big job of cleaning Windmill Park in Cornville after the flood.

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Letter: Helping hands, Good Samaritans in abundance in Verde Valley

On the night of February 14th Beaver Creek, Oak Creek and the Verde River all escaped their boundaries and caused significant damage to the landscape, roads, parks and homes.

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Editorial: Political winds made dramatic shift in Jerome this week

For the past year, Jerome appeared -- at long last – to be embracing the idea of allowing for staggered four-year terms for the members of its elected town council.

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Commentary: It’s hardly a walk in the park when a brawl erupts

As for the City of Cottonwood not condoning violence in its city parks, the city needs to take it one step further. Refuse to tolerate it.

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Editorial Cartoon 2: March. 10, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 2: March. 10, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon 1: March. 10, 2019

Editorial Cartoon 1: March. 10, 2019

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Commentary: Forecasts of a civil war are greatly exaggerated

A veteran conspiracy theorist and partisan combatant, diGenova looks to be an avid indoorsman ill-suited for combat. Then too, like most viewers in the Fox News demographic, he’s 74 years old.

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Commentary: Why not consider a comparative religions course?

A comparative religions course would also be a great opportunity for schools to partner with various religious leaders and scholars in the area, and have them come in as guest speakers. The Verde Valley and surrounding areas are actually quite diverse if you know where to look.

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Commentary: Beaver Creek shouts out good things

This month, Beaver Creek School District sends a shout out to National Junior Honor Society members and their yearlong volunteerism.

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Letter: Gosar an embarrassment to District 4, Arizona

Mr. Gosar, who previously was a practicing dentist, did not display any type of clear thoughts, thought organization, respect for others, or any type of ability to get information from the witness, which, of course, would be meaningful to the voters of District 4.

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Guest Editorial: Bible class a bad mix for public high school curriculum

The idea of teaching about the Bible in our secular public high schools is a non starter.

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Editorial Cartoon No. 2: March 6, 2019

Editorial Cartoon No. 2: March 6, 2019

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Editorial Cartoon No. 1: March 6, 2019

Editorial Cartoon No. 1: March 6, 2019

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